‘Music in the Park’ kicks off Wed. with Country at North SeaTac Park


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The FREE “Music in the Park” series kicks off at North SeaTac Park this Wednesday night, July 16, with country music from The Joy Mills Band at North SeaTac Park.

Then on Thursday night (July 17(, enjoy the sweet urban soul of the Darrius Willrich Band at Lake Burien Park.

So grab a blanket, pack a picnic and bring the entire family to enjoy live – and FREE – entertainment outdoors at this great summer concert series.

“We have an exciting line up this year…everything from Gypsy Jazz to Bluegrass, Soul and Country!”

Here’s a video of the Joy Mills Band:

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And a taste of Darrius Willrich:

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For complete details about the bands performing at the Music in the Park concerts and the full concert schedule, visit the “Schedule Information” link below, or go to www.BurienWA.gov/concerts. You can also call the Burien Parks Department at 206-988-3700.

There are two concert venues this year with concerts on both Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

The wonderful Geoffrey Castle will perform at the end of July. His remarkable electric Six String Violin sounds like an entire band. On August 7th, it’s the Paper Boys. This acclaimed band from Canada brings a unique pop mix that blends Celtic and Irish jigs, country and bluegrass. They’ve performed all over the country. Now they are coming to Burien.

In addition to concerts at Lake Burien School Park, there will also be three concerts at North Seatac Park. Starting on Wednesday, July 16, it is the soulful country sound of The Joy Mills Band, led by Seattle songwriter, Joy Mills. We think you’ll also agree that it wouldn’t be a summer concert series without some Latin music. The band Grupo Son performs the acoustic music of the Cuban countryside, considered to be one of the primary roots of modern salsa.

If this isn’t enough entertainment for you, there are more concert options as well. We will also have performances by The Highline Symphonic Band and sweet urban soul music by Darrius Willrich. There is also latin jazz with Alma y Azúcar and Reggae Rock Groove from the group Longstride. We even have a performance of live theatre-in-the-park planned for the evening of Wednesday, July 30th.

Summer concerts are held on Wednesday and Thursday evenings, from July 10 through Aug. 14, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Wednesday concerts are at North SeaTac Park, while Thursday concerts are at Lake Burien School Park. North SeaTac Park is located at S. 128th Street & Des Moines Memorial Drive. Lake Burien School Park is located at SW 148th Street and 16th Ave SW.

See you at the park!

Here’s the lineup:

WEDNESDAY NIGHT CONCERTS
6:30-8:00 p.m., North SeaTac Park
128th & Des Moines Memorial Drive
Directions
Rainout Location: TBA

July 16
The Joy Mills BandJoy Mills Band
Country
July 23
Grupo SonGrupo SonLatin
July 30
Family Theater
Mixed Up Myths from Around the World
August 6
Highline Symphonic Band
Highline Symphonic Band

THURSDAY NIGHT CONCERTS
6:30-8:00 p.m., Lake Burien School Park
1620 SW 149th Street
Directions

Rainout Location: Burien Community Center, 14700 6th Ave SW

July 17
Darrius WillrichDarrius Willrich
Sweet Urban Soul
July 24
Alma y Azucar Alma y Azucar
Latin Jazz

July 31

Geoffrey Castle

Geoffrey Castle

Amazing Electric
Six String Violin

August 7
The Paperboys

The Paperboys

Country/Folk/Bluegrass

August 14
Longstride

Longstride

SCHEDULE INFORMATION


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